NICK ACETO PLA, ASLA
Nick is a licensed landscape architect born and raised in Maine where rich coastal New England heritage meets unfettered wilderness. Nicks approach to design stems from his hands-on construction experience coupled with a deep passion for design. Nick endeavors to approach each project through the lens of the vernacular while simultaneously testing the definition of the built landscape, community, and garden. Nick continues to expand his creative vocabulary through research, seminars, practice, and curiosity of art and science.
CAITLIN ACETO PLA, ASLA
Caitlin is a licensed landscape architect in the states of Maine, New Hampshire, and Colorado, who’s passion for art and design began in the Chicagoland area where she was exposed to the architectural works of Frank Lloyd Wright and Olmsted’s historic planned community of Riverside. Caitlin’s project experience ranges in scale from circulation and wayfinding design at Grand Canyon National Park, to security barrier conceptualization for the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, to detailed residential design. Caitlin is an active participant in the Portland design community where she is a member of the Architalx board, a participant on the Portland Society for Architecture Advocacy Committee and a member of the Maine ASLA Leadership Team.
patrick beals ASLA
Patrick is a recent graduate from the Master's program of Landscape Architecture at RISD, and is excited to return to Maine and integrate into the design community. Patrick is interested in the interface of our social spaces, and the perception of it. His aim is to design this realm of perception through landscape architecture, where the intermingling of natural systems and social systems resides. Utilizing his background in mechanics, fine arts, and fields of architecture, Patrick's experience ranges from robotic telegraph between granite and humans, research in phytoremediation, to the renovation concept of the Maine Medical Center.